Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Louis Gibbs — also known as “Zeak” — 64, of Meadville, will be held at noon on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Lighthouse Center in Meadville with Pastor Bill Smith officiating.

Burial will follow at Meadville-New Fork Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 16, 2021, at Sweet Home Baptist Church in Bude, and from 11 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday at Lighthouse Center in Meadville.

Please be advised: All visitors are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Remember, please be considerate of the family by adhering to all appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions.

He was born to Bruno Gibbs Sr., and Curlee Gibbs on July 10, 1956, in Mississippi.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings, Evelyn, Genice, Curley, James, Jerry, Tony and Margie.

He leaves to cherish his memories — his wife, Shirley Ford Gibbs; four children, Latrice Bradford, Dana Gibbs, Damien Gibbs and Deidre Grace; two grandchildren, Jaylen Usher and Malachi Butler; two sisters, Gloria Cannon and Shirley Walker; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Online condolences and memorial tributes can be made at

Marshall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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